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River Esplanade Motel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Maitland, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at River Esplanade Motel on 15 May, we were very impressed with the cleanliness of the motel, the courtesy of the owners Jay and Tammie. I would certainly recommend a stay at this gem of a motel. Close to all amenities

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me & my wife visited Mooloolaba last week and stayed 3 nights in River Esplanade Mooloolaba Motel. This is an excellent place to stay. There is no hassle for check in or check out. There is ample of information available in the reception area to explore Mooloolaba which really helped us a lot. The car parking is free or included...

Thank Pinaki g
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Looking for a room at short notice for a late notice night out. This fit the bill really well given 2 days notice. No bells and whistles, just a bed with a pillow and a shower in the morning. Close to everything, bus stop out the front. Backpackers next door wasn't really a bother either. Checked in early after speaking...

Thank Wayne B
Carlisle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 February 2017

I had a room in a brick lined courtyard. it was very clean and comfortable. The hot water took some time to come through but was a great shower. Tea and coffee making facilities and a very comfortable bed to sleep in.

Thank newyork64
Coffs Harbour, Australia
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Pleasant stay not a very big room especially with someone disabled, but clean. A big claustrophobic but thankful for the air conditioner. Curtains a bit dirty but otherwise all good. Reasonable prices.

Thank Clare S
Caloundra, Australia
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

The place is calm and quiet. Has privacy. About 500m to beach. They have covered parking. TransLink buses are also available at door step. Recommended for back packer vacation and also for casual work+ vacation.

Thank Pasan I
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Alright value for money, they kindly allowed me to check early and the room was clean. Free Austar and also the best shower for pressure and heat I've come across in a motel. I was unhappy they didn't provide shampoo or conditioner, these are included even in budget motels in my small town so I presumed they would be here....

Thank Laura C
Bundaberg, Australia
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Stayed overnight in preparation for the Sunshine Coast Marathon Festival the next day. I have stayed here before so I knew what to expect. The rooms are very basic and minimal essentials are provided, but was clean and tidy, The motel is located within walking distance to the beach, shops and restaurants. Would chose to stay again for an overnight...

Thank Marv1965
Cronulla, Australia
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Close to Mooloolaba shops, beach and restaurant. Far enough away from the city centre to avoid any noise. WiFi is ridiculously expensive at $7.50 an hour. Bare essentials in the room. No tissues, iron, ironing board, shampoo or conditioner, hair dryer, but at $110 a night you get what you pay for.

Thank Geoff333_13
Reviewed 15 May 2016

I stayed for one night on Sat 14 May 2016. Could have happily stayed for more. Tucked away and close to everything. This is a good value, exceptionally clean venue. I was pleased to find the standard of cleanliness was 5 Star. Thank you. The swan towel design on the bed was appreciated and demonstrated the standard of presentation. I...

Thank ma12belle

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The River Esplanade Motel is a family-owned motel run by the Thompson family for almost 20 years. We specialize in quality accommodation at an affordable price. We are located in beautiful Mooloolaba which is only 1 hour north of Brisbane and are only 400m to the world famous Mooloolaba Beach making us a perfect destination for families, tourists and business travellers. We have 20 motel rooms and a 3 Bedroom Apartment, Outdoor swimming pool, shared kitchen facilities all set in amongst beautiful gardens. ... more   less 

Additional Information about River Esplanade Motel

Address: 98 River Esp, Mooloolaba, Queensland 4557, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Sunshine Coast > Mooloolaba
Price Range: €60 - €116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — River Esplanade Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 21
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Mooloolaba
#5 Family Hotel in Mooloolaba
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“quiet off the street”
clares638, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Doesn't matter, all rooms are much the same with no view.”
Geoff333_13, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Cheap, affordable, ideal location”
Lock26, 17 Jan 2016 | Read review
“I stayed in room 10, but they are all great rooms i'm sure.”
heatherdW3968AA, 16 Feb 2015 | Read review
“We arrived 2pm, and parking spot was good.”
Annieoz22346, 13 Nov 2014 | Read review
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